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The Top Medical Breakthroughs To Watch Out For In 2014

Three-dimensional body parts and bionic eyes might sound like something out of a futuristic comic book. ...

The 10 Leading Health Stories of 2013

Looking back on 2013, I can’t honestly say if we are any healthier this year than we were in past ...

12 Foods That Banish Bad Breath

Did you eat a particularly garlicky slice of pizza at lunch? Well, I hate to be the bearer of bad ...

10 Ways to Halt the Onset of a Killer Migraine

According to the Mayo Clinic, almost 30 million Americans suffer from painful migraine headaches. Triggers differ for each and every ...

German Study Shows Pessimists Live Longer

Contrary to the popular Monty Python ditty, always looking on the bright side of life will not ensure a longer ...

5 Popular Mental Disorders Share Common Genetic Links

A new study published in the journal Lancet this week reveals a common genetic link between 5 popular mental disorders. ...

Risking your Life: Turning Left and Talking on Cell

A team of neuroscientists from St. ...

More Advanced Breast Cancer Diagnoses in Younger Women

The past three decades has signaled a steady incline in the number of young women diagnosed with advanced breast cancer, ...

Cancer Pill Approved For Treatment of Intestinal Tumors

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new cancer pill, Stivarga, from the drug manufacturer Bayer HealthCare. ...

Meet the Bacteria That Live on Your Phone

In a disgusting display of art imitating life, students from the University of Surrey’s microbiology department, curated some pretty serious ...

Vitamin D and Calcium Offer Little Benefits For Elderly Bones

A new study from the U.S. ...

Top 10 Foods to Beat Those Winter Blahs

Cold temperatures and falling snow are often sought after for the holiday season. ...

2013 Flu Vaccine Offers Little Protection to Seniors

If you got the flu shot this winter to protect yourself from the flu, chances are you may have still ...

DEET: It’s Not as Effective As you Think!

If you tend to attract mosquitoes, DEET, one of the most widely used ingredients in insect repellent, might be your ...

Codeine Linked to Deaths of Children With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising doctors to cease prescribing codeine to children after surgeries such as tonsillectomies, ...